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Created on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:16

This is Afterschool: Promoting Healthy Futures

Communities nationwide, struggle with opioid and other substance misuse. Afterschool and summer learning programs are playing a critical role by increasing resilience among young people, supporting positive youth development, and preventing

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Created on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:16

Money Makes the Difference for Kindergarteners in the Summer

Kids arrive at school with large achievement gaps between rich and poor, and the achievement gaps grow over the summer. Now two new studies show that the summer learning gap between the lower and middle classes may be narrowing while the rich

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Created on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:14

TextLess Live More: An opportunity for student-led action in afterschool programs

Young people carry technology into living rooms, classrooms, afterschool programs, gyms, theaters, coffee shops, restaurants and cars. Some even wear technology. As teachers and leaders of the digital generation, we must understand the merits

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Created on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:15

School Safety: Students' View Help Guide Governor’s Taskforce

Out-of-school time participants and staff recently testified before a regional public forum of Governor Wolf’s Task Force on school safety.

On April 17, 2018, two months after the tragic killing of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas

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Created on Monday, 30 April 2018 14:32

Led by Youth, Afterschool Pulls Out All the Stops for Congress

April 18 and 19 marked the 17th annual Afterschool for All Challenge, when afterschool supporters from around the country joined together to remind our nation’s leaders why afterschool programs are so critical for youth, families and

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